March 28, 2012 —
Years ago, I remember Vacation Bible School and the song, "Oh Let the Sunshine in . . ."
It was sunshine to my heart when I read in the March 21 issue of the Olive Hill Times that the local TV access may return in Olive Hill. However, this issue of re-starting the cable access channel has been in the news before. I sincerely commend the Olive Hill Chamber of Commerce for their re-newed interest in this worthwhile community project.
In the article, it explained the way the cable access board came into existence. The purpose of the Federal Suit that I filed in 2002 was because the City of Olive Hill blocked the airing of a program where City officials were raising gas rates without much notice to the public. Federal Judge Hood ruled properly because I felt that the community access (as well as any news outlet) should be free from the control of City Hall and let the people know what's going on and how taxpayer's money is being spent.
Because many years have passed, it would be proper (and probably legal) if all people who are on the board be reappointed (as per guidelines) or new people appointed to complete the board. The Independent Cable Access board is just
as it is named. It must be independent and serve to inform and enhance our community. I look forward to regular programming and airing of important governmental meetings.
"Oh Let the Sunshine in. . . "
March 28, 2012 —
- Letters to the Editor
Thanks for supporting church yard sale
The people at Smith Chapel Church wish to thank each one that bought at their yard sale and also the ones that gave a donation.
Thanks for gifts to Hydreco tenants
Hydreco Village and Hydreco Apartments would like to thank the students of the FCS Club (Fellowship of Christian Students) at West Carter High School.
Students may be disappointed by change in prize
I am writing you today concerning Carter Elementary PTO. I have a daughter who has perfect attendance this year. She has gone all year thinking if she had perfect attendance she would be getting the $100 prize like they gave out last year.
Kids should have fair play
I am just wondering, after attending a few East Carter baseball games, why the kids sitting on the bench never get to play?
Thanks for supporting CCA golf scramble
Carter Christian Academy would like to recognize the following hole sponsors, donors, and golf teams for your contribution in this year's golf scramble held at Hidden Cove Golf Course.
Responding to allegations about jail budget
I would like to respond to the “endorsement” that road foreman Larry McDavid ran in last week's Journal-Times. I would like to clarify and/or point out the obvious errors within that advertisement.
Pleasant Valley Cemetery in need of funds
Once again we are in need of help from everyone who owns or have loved ones buried in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery.
Exchange student's experience is unforgettable
My name is Eva Olsen. I’m an exchange student from Norway, completing my senior year at East Carter High School. It’s been one of my dreams to go abroad to a different country and learn a new culture. I wanted new experiences and to improve my English.
Political signs being taken down
I have a word for that person or persons who ever is taking down the signs of other candidates for the upcoming primary election. You think that no one sees you?
Thanks to officer and sheriff for diligence
Recently I was the victim of a storage building break-in. I was furious when I realized that everything I had purchased during the past couple of years in preparation of getting my own home was gone.
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